Cobram signs damaged in car accident

September 13, 2017

A motorist crashed into these signs at Cobram on the Murray Valley Hwy on Saturday.

A 36-year-old Numurkah man will be summonsed to appear in court in relation to drink driving after he drove through an intersection and crashed into a road sign on the Murray Valley Hwy on Saturday morning.

Witnesses said the man was driving west on Punt Rd and failed to stop at the intersection with the highway about 1.45am.

The man was not injured in the collision.

The man did not undergo a breath test. He refused to accompany police for the purpose of a breath test.

There is an ongoing investigation into the incident and the man may be summonsed for refusing to accompany police.


●Detectives are investigating a burglary at a rural property on Crera Rd, Invergordon, which occurred overnight on September 6.

Thieves broke a lock on a shed and stole a 6x4 box trailer, John Deere ride-on mower, Husqvarna chainsaw and blower, Stihl lawn edger, ladder and vacuum cleaner.

The stolen items are valued at more than $11000.

●Two boys aged 10 and 11 will receive official cautions from Cobram police in relation to trespass and theft after they gained access to a room at Cobram Secondary College on Sunday.

Police identified the pair from CCTV footage.

●Senior Constable Matthew Graham wants to identify a 40-year-old female with long brown hair who stole a radio-controlled car from the Cobram Post Office.

CCTV footage shows the slim female was wearing a black jumper, white pants and black runners.

She took the $100 car from a display and walked out of the shop without paying.

●A ring and watch lost in the vicinity of Woolworths Cobram are waiting to be reunited with their owners.

Both have identifying features. To claim them, contact Cobram Police Station.


Information is sought in relation to the theft of a blue 2003 Mazda sedan from Hume Street overnight on September 4.

The car was located burnt out at the disused Yarrawonga abattoir the following morning.


Thieves stole a 24hp Honda motor, fuel tank and battery valued at $3000 from a grain auger in Picola.

The auger was left in a paddock on a rural property in Barmah-Picola Rd between August 28 and September 4.

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Key crime prevention tips to help prevent theft from and theft of motor vehicles:

●Don’t leave keys in the ignition of vehicles when unattended.

●Remove all valuable items when you leave your car.

●Lock all doors and close all windows before leaving your car.

●Tradespeople: Lock external tool boxes and equipment that can’t be removed.

●Park your car in a well-lit and secure area.

●Anyone with information in relation to any offence can contact their local police or phone Crime Stoppers on 1800333000. Or submit a confidential crime report at:

Crime Stoppers says: ‘‘If you see something, say something.’’

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